Item PT014001: Plate boundaries can occur anywhere in an ocean basin or a continent.

Which of the following is TRUE about the boundaries between earth’s plates?

  1. Boundaries can be anywhere in an ocean basin or a continent
  2. Boundaries are always where ocean basins meet continents.
  3. Boundaries are always in the middle of ocean basins.
  4. Boundaries are not found in continents.

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Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item PT014001

Percent of students responding correctly

Grades 6–851%
Grades 9–1255%
Primary Language is English53%
Primary Language is not English38%

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